Member since: 2015
Branndon is the proud father to Jackson and a nationally recognized innovative CIO that has spent the last 20 years providing vision, leadership, governance & execution for technology programs, projects and departments. He brings a diverse background leading the development & deployment of enterprise-level IT infrastructure & applications in a wide variety of business environments including technology, education, government, financial services, energy, healthcare & manufacturing. His experience spans technology operations, infrastructure, application development, project management, executive leadership, strategy, & business development. His technology skills & business acumen allow him to communicate to individuals from a technical to executive-level & help organizations transform & realize business value through the implementation of strategic technology solutions. Those solutions range in size, complexity & scope including projects in both the private & public sector(s); up to 100 million in total contract value.
Branndon is a member of American Municipal Power’s executive team, where since 2009 he has lead a complete technology transformation, was named Intelligent Utility's 2012 CIO of the Year, recognized in 2014 as one of the 20 Most Innovative CIOs, awarded the 2015 Frost & Sullivan CIO Impact Award & inductee in the 2017 Smart50. Branndon oversees information technology, operation technology / SCADA and enterprise cyber security functions, projects and people. He is responsible for setting, facilitating and leading technology strategy and tactical execution.
Branndon has a BS in Computer Information Systems, & a MBA focused in Finance. In addition to the recognition and awards mentioned above Branndon has been included in the DeVry Wall of Fame, awarded the DeVry Pinnacle, honored with Keller's top 40 for 40th & has been a graduation commencement keynote speaker several times. He holds a number of certifications & is an adjunct college professor.